Indian mission decries delay in claiming of stays of deceased Indians in UAE

Dubai, September 14

The Indian Consulate in Dubai has urged employers and households of deceased Indians right here to say the mortal stays on the earliest, in view of accelerating burden on the mortuaries throughout the Gulf kingdom, in accordance with media reviews on Monday.

“It has come to the notice of the Consulate that in some cases, the deaths of Indian nationals in Dubai and Northern Emirates are not reported to the Consulate on time, due to which there has been delays in claiming the mortal remains from various mortuaries,” the Gulf News quoted a press assertion issued by the mission. 

“It is reiterated that the mortal remains must be claimed expeditiously and their burial/cremation or repatriation completed at the earliest,” the assertion added.

The Consulate advised the newspaper that on a few events the deceased Indians have been buried within the UAE with out the data of their households as there was nobody to say the our bodies.

In June this yr, the mission had additionally appealed to the Indian neighborhood to report deaths of Indian nationals instantly to keep away from delays.

Delays in finishing formalities by the employers or households induced further burden on the mortuaries, the mission mentioned. The state of affairs has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 outbreak.

The consulate mentioned employers and sponsors ought to report the loss of life of an Indian on its emergency helpline or on         

The COVID-19 has claimed 399 lives with almost 80,000 confirmed infections within the UAE up to now. PTI

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